LEVINE, ISAAC DON, 1892-1981.
Isaac Don Levine papers, circa 1914-1978

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-6887

rose.library@emory.edu

Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/8zk13

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Levine, Isaac Don, 1892-1981.
Title: Isaac Don Levine papers, circa 1914-1978
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 700
Extent: 82.25 linear feet (150 boxes)
Abstract:Papers of journalist and author Isaac Don Levine, including subject files, correspondence, press files, and writings by Levine.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Collection stored off-site. Researchers must contact the Rose Library in advance to access this collection.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Source

Gift, 1998.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Isaac Don Levine papers, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Processing

Processed by Student Manuscript Assistants, August 11, 1999 .


Collection Description

Biographical Note

Isaac Don Levine (1892-1981), journalist and author. Born in Russia into a family of a Zionist sympathizer, he came to the United States in 1911 and worked for the Kansas City Star and the New York Tribune. In the early 1920s he returned to Russia to cover the civil war as a correspondent for American newspapers. In the late 1920s and during the 1930s, Levine became well known as a columnist for the Hearst newspapers.

After World War II, he became editor of Plain Talk, an anti-communist monthly. He was also author of more than a dozen books. In the early 1950s, Levine was active in forming the American Committee for the Liberation of the Peoples of Russia, organized in Munich, West Germany, with the objective of seeking the overthrow of the Soviet regime.

Isaac Don Levine (1892-1981), journalist and author. Born in Russia into a family of a Zionist sympathizer, he came to the United States in 1911 and worked for the Kansas City Star and the New York Tribune. In the early 1920s he returned to Russia to cover the civil war as a correspondent for American newspapers. In the late 1920s and during the 1930s, Levine became well known as a columnist for the Hearst newspapers.

After World War II, he became editor of Plain Talk, an anti-communist monthly. He was also author of more than a dozen books. In the early 1950s, Levine was active in forming the American Committee for the Liberation of the Peoples of Russia, organized in Munich, West Germany, with the objective of seeking the overthrow of the Soviet regime.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of the papers of Isaac Don Levine from circa 1914-1978. The papers include subject files, correspondence, press files, and writings by Levine. The collection documents Levine's interest in the Russian Revolution; the anti-communist movements in the United States, particularly anti-Soviet and anti-Chinese, the defection of various individuals from the Soviet Union, and the careers and lives of the Romanov Imperial family, Trotsky, Gorky, and Stalin.

Arrangement Note

Organized into five series: (1) Subject files, (2) Writings by Levine, (3) Press files, (4) Correspondence, and (5) Additions.


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